Ken Hare In Depth: Singing Wren sounds sour note for other public officialsRickey Stokes
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Apr 01 2014 9:54 PM
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - State Rep. Greg Wren's guilty plea on an ethics violation may be just the first domino to fall in an ongoing public corruption investigation involving the Alabama Legislature.
The Alabama attorney general's office announced on Tuesday the arrest and conviction of the 59-year-old Wren for violating the state ethics law. The Republican lawmaker from Montgomery resigned from his House seat as part of the plea agreement.
According to the state Attorney General's Office, Wren used his legislative office to gain knowledge "not available to the general public." He provided that information to a private company that paid him $24,000, according to a release from the Attorney General's Office.
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